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Summary of Season 1947-48

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Arsenal 42 15 3 3 56 15 8 10 3 25 17 59
Manchester United 42 11 7 3 50 27 8 7 6 31 21 52
Burnley 42 12 5 4 31 12 8 7 6 25 31 52
Derby County 42 11 6 4 38 24 8 6 7 39 33 50
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 12 4 5 45 29 7 5 9 38 41 47
Aston Villa 42 13 5 3 42 22 6 4 11 23 35 47
Preston North End 42 13 4 4 43 35 7 3 11 24 33 47
Portsmouth 42 13 5 3 44 17 6 2 13 24 33 45
Blackpool 42 13 4 4 37 14 4 6 11 20 27 44
Manchester City 42 13 3 5 37 22 2 9 10 15 25 42
Liverpool 42 9 8 4 39 23 7 2 12 26 38 42
Sheffield United 42 13 4 4 44 24 3 6 12 21 46 42
Charlton Athletic 42 8 4 9 33 29 9 2 10 24 37 40
Everton 42 10 2 9 30 26 7 4 10 22 40 40
Stoke City 42 9 5 7 29 23 5 5 11 12 32 38
Middlesbrough 42 8 7 6 37 27 6 2 13 34 46 37
Bolton Wanderers 42 11 2 8 29 25 5 3 13 17 33 37
Chelsea 42 11 6 4 38 27 3 3 15 15 44 37
Huddersfield Town 42 7 6 8 25 24 5 6 10 26 36 36
Sunderland 42 11 4 6 33 18 2 6 13 23 49 36
Blackburn Rovers 42 8 5 8 35 30 3 5 13 19 42 32
Grimsby Town 42 5 5 11 20 35 3 1 17 25 76 22

Matches

Aug 23 Blackpool Away 0-3
Aug 27 Blackburn Rovers Home 1-0 Armstrong
Aug 30 Derby County Home 1-0 Lawton
Sep 6 Huddersfield Town Away 1-3 Walker
Sep 10 Sunderland Home 1-1 Dolding
Sep 13 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-1 Armstrong
Sep 17 Sunderland Away 3-2 Bowie(2), Lawton
Sep 20 Everton Home 3-1 Armstrong(2), Goulden
Sep 27 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 0-1
Oct 4 Aston Villa Home 4-2 Campbell(2), Lawton(2)
Oct 11 Liverpool Away 0-3
Oct 18 Middlesbrough Home 4-2 Bowie, Armstrong(2), Goulden
Oct 25 Charlton Athletic Away 1-3 Armstrong
Nov 1 Arsenal Home 0-0
Nov 8 Preston North End Away 0-2
Nov 15 Stoke City Home 4-1 Campbell, Armstrong(3)
Nov 22 Sheffield United Away 1-3 Machin
Nov 29 Manchester United Home 0-4
Dec 6 Burnley Away 0-1
Dec 13 Portsmouth Home 1-0 Goulden(P)
Dec 20 Blackpool Home 2-2 Harris, Walker
Dec 25 Grimsby Town Away 0-0
Dec 27 Grimsby Town Home 2-3 Campbell(2)
Jan 1 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-1 Campbell
Jan 3 Derby County Away 1-5 Goulden
Jan 17 Huddersfield Town Home 2-4 Harris, Campbell
Jan 31 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-2 Armstrong
Feb 14 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-1 Goddard
Feb 21 Aston Villa Away 0-3
Feb 28 Liverpool Home 3-1 Bowie, Walker(P), Campbell
Mar 6 Middlesbrough Away 0-0
Mar 13 Charlton Athletic Home 3-0 Bowie, Walker, Campbell
Mar 20 Arsenal Away 2-0 Bentley, Campbell
Mar 26 Manchester City Home 2-2 Bentley, Billington
Mar 27 Preston North End Home 2-0 Billington, Walker
Mar 29 Manchester City Away 0-1
Apr 3 Stoke City Away 0-2
Apr 10 Sheffield United Home 1-0 Dyke
Apr 14 Everton Away 3-2 Bentley, Walker, Campbell
Apr 17 Manchester United Away 0-5
Apr 24 Burnley Home 0-2
May 1 Portsmouth Away 1-2 Walker

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 1,000,701 67,789 30,085 47,652
Away 697,103 58,866 18,365 33,195
Total 1,697,804 67,789 18,365 40,424

F.A. Cup

Round 4

Matches

Jan 10 Barrow Home 5-0 Campbell, Bowie, Armstrong(2), Goulden
Jan 24 Manchester City Away 0-2

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 44,336 44,336 44,336 44,336
Away 45,059 45,059 45,059 45,059
Total 89,395 45,059 44,336 44,698

Transfers/Loans

24th April 1947 John McInnes from Greenock Morton to Chelsea 6,000

May 1947 James Bain from Chelsea to Swindon

14th May 1947 Bobby Campbell from Falkirk to Chelsea 9,000

30th May 1947 John Paton from Chelsea to Celtic

Summer 1947 Willi Steffen released

Summer 1947 James Argue from Chelsea to Shrewsbury Town

October 1947 Benny Jones from Tranmere Rovers to Chelsea

9th October 1947 Joe Simner from Folkestone Town to Chelsea 1,000

13th October 1947 Fred Richardson from Chelsea to Hartlepools United

November 1947 Charles Dyke from a Welsh minor club to Chelsea

13th November 1947 Tommy Lawton from Chelsea to Notts County 20,000

13th November 1947 Bill Dickson from Notts County to Chelsea part-exchange for Tommy Lawton

9th January 1948 Roy Bentley from Newcastle to Chelsea 11,000

12th March 1948 Hugh Billington from Luton to Chelsea 8,000

12th March 1948 Billy Hughes from Luton to Chelsea 12,000


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
K Armstrong 42 11 2 2 44 13
J Harris 41 2 1 42 2
T Walker 38 7 2 40 7
R Campbell 32 11 2 1 34 12
S Bathgate 32 2 34
DT Winter 28 2 30
LA Goulden 27 4 2 1 29 5
HE Medhurst 27 2 29
JD Bowie 22 5 1 1 23 6
AH Machin 16 1 16 1
RT Bentley 14 3 1 15 3
JS McInnes 15 15
JA Macaulay 15 15
WH Robertson 15 15
C Dyke 13 1 13 1
TB Jones 11 2 13
FA Lewis 12 12
HJ Billington 11 2 11 2
R Goddard 9 1 1 10 1
LD Dolding 9 1 9 1
WM Hughes 8 8
T Lawton 8 4 8 4
R Spence 6 6
SR Foss 3 2 5
A White 4 4
J Simner 1 1
P McKnight 1 1
JA Galloway 1 1
W Dickson 1 1
Own Goal

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Sq Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
J Harris 1 1
Total 1 1